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Ivan Salaverry
Born January 11, 1971 (1971-01-11) (age 50)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Division Middleweight
Reach 75 12 in (192 cm)
Style Wrestling
Fighting out of Seattle, Washington, United States
Team Ivan Salaverry MMA
Rank      Black prajied in muay thai
     Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
     Brown belt in Judo
Years active 1999–2008, 2011–present (MMA)
Mixed martial arts record
Total 23
Wins 14
By knockout 5
By submission 5
By decision 4
Losses 9
By knockout 4
By submission 1
By decision 3
By disqualification 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Ivan E. Salaverry (born January 11, 1971) is a Canadian mixed martial arts fighter and instructor. He is a member of Tito Ortiz's Team Punishment, and is known for his well-rounded skills. Salaverry is a middleweight veteran of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, BAMMA and the now-defunct World Fighting Alliance. In 2008 Salaverry fought his last fight for the UFC at UFC 84, losing to Rousimar Palhares by armbar in the first round. In 2011, Salaverry decided to return to MMA after 3 years out.

He is also notable for being a pioneer of the crucifix-style position from side control, which is often referred to as "The Salaverry" during Mixed Martial Arts broadcasts, particularly by UFC commentator Joe Rogan. He also holds notable wins over Andrei Semenov and Joe Riggs.

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